I-3 – All Solid-State Batteries


Organizers: Jürgen Janek (Justus-Liebig University), Jennifer Rupp (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Yasutoshi Iriyama (Nagoya University).

Linda Nazar

Waterloo University, Canada

Prof. Nazar was educated at UBC and the University of Toronto where she received her Ph.D. degree in materials chemistry. She moved to Exxon Corporate Research to take up a Postdoctoral Fellowship. In 1987 she joined the Chemistry Department at the University of Waterloo, where she initiated her independent academic career. She was promoted to full professor in 2000 and established the Laboratory for Electrochemical Energy Materials. She has been an invited professor at the IMN/Université de Nantes, the Materials Science department in UCLA, the CNRS in Grenoble, France; and at Caltech.
Dr. Nazar has achieved international recognition as a leader in the areas of solid state chemistry, electrochemistry, energy storage and materials science. She has co-authored over 180 publications, 8 patents, and over 300 contributed international conference papers. Dr. Nazar has also presented her work in over 150 invited distinguished lectures, colloquia and seminars around the globe. She is listed in the 2014 Highly Cited Research List (Web of Science).
Dr. Nazar is the recipient of several academic and professional honours and awards, including the ECS Battery Division Research Award (2009), the IBA award (2011), the IUPAC Distinguished Women in Chemistry award (2011), the August-Wilhelm-von-Hofmann Lecture award (2013), and was a 2010 Moore Distinguished Scholar at Caltech. She was elected to the Royal Society of Canada in 2012, and was made an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2015. Dr. Nazar is Member of the Editorial Board of several scientific journals, and serves on several national and international scientific boards, panels, and committees.